Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. See mirror.

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  • n. A mirror

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Examples

  • Digging his small looking glass from his saddlebags — Kin Tovere liked the dice

    The Fires of Heaven

  • Idly whistling "Dance with Jak o 'the Shadows," he put the looking glass back to his eye and studied the hilltops.

    The Fires of Heaven

  • The shell and crown rivaled the Egyptian looking glass in the hierarchy of the city's treasure trove.

    La insistencia de Jürgen Fauth

  • Grasping the sheet in her hand, she stalked to the cheval looking glass and lowered the sheet, baring the red designs on her body.

    Tutoring Lady Jane

  • As he panned the looking glass slowly, hunting the tower, a slope covered in spaced leatherleaf and paperbark abruptly went up in flames, every tree become a torch at the same instant.

    The Fires of Heaven

  • In the ffront is 7 large windows, the glass is diamond Cutt and all off large Looking glass, ye panes bigg 4 in a breadth 7 in height, to the Garden ward was 12 windows of ye same glass 4 panes broad 8 long, ye Lowest windows are made wth Grates before them and are for birds – an Averye – and so looking glass behind.

    Through England on a Side Saddle in the Time of William and Mary

  • You can't just walk through a looking glass like Charlotte Henry and find yourself dancing with Fred Astaire.

    Futures Imperfect

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  • When I look into the looking glass
    I'm always sure to see -
    No matter how I dodge about -
    Me, looking out at me.

    I often wonder as I look,
    And those strange features spy,
    If I, in there, think I'm as plain
    As I, out here, think I.

    - CJ Dennis, 'The Looking Glass'.

    July 8, 2009